How can you make salmon taste less fishy?!


Question: How can you make salmon taste less fishy!?
I don't really like seafood, but I know that fish, particularly salmon, is very good for you, so I try to eat it at least every other week!. I'd like to start eating it more often, but I really hate the taste of it!. I've tried a dill-mayonnaise sauce that helped to mask the taste, but it's still not likable to me!. Does it make a difference buying it whole vs!. pre-cut!? I usually get it from a local grocery store!. Are certain methods of cooking better for hiding that fishy taste (like grilling or baking)!? What else can you do with salmon besides eating it as the main meat dish!? Are there casserole recipes for it!? I'd really appreciate any helpful advice! I'm trying to set an example for my fiance to try eating healthy foods that he doesn't love by trying to do it myself!.Www@FoodAQ@Com


Answers:
Baklava Salmon (Salmon With Honey, Butter, Walnuts, and Mustard)

The salmon & mustard go well with the honey, butter, and walnuts!. We usually serve this with rice and carrots or broccoli
!.

1/2 cup melted butter
3 tablespoons whole grain mustard or Dijon mustard (or your favorite)
1 1/2 tablespoons honey
1/4 cup dry breadcrumbs
1/4 cup walnuts or pecans, finely chopped
4 teaspoons fresh parsley, chopped
4 (4 ounce) salmon fillets
fresh ground pepper
kosher salt
1 quartered lime or lemon (optional)

Preheat oven to 400°; Line shallow roasting pan with non-stick aluminum foil, or spray with non-stick pan spray!.
In small bowl, blend butter, mustard, and honey, set aside; in another bowl, mix together bread crumbs, nuts, and parsley!.
Place salmon fillets on prepared pan, sprinkle with salt and pepper, and brush with honey-mustard mixture; sprinkle tops with crumb/nut mixture; if any remains, press into sides of salmon!.
Bake salmon 12-15 minutes in preheated oven, or until it flakes easily with a fork, serve with lime or lemon wedge
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Baked Salmon
Good with rice pilaf

1 lb salmon fillets
6 tablespoons mayonnaise
1 teaspoon lawry's lemon pepper
2 tablespoon parmesan cheese
1 cup dry breadcrumbs

Preheat oven to 350°F!.
Fillet salmon and place skin side down on a glass baking dish!.
Spread a generous amount of mayonnaise; cover entire top of fish!.
Sprinkle liberally with seasoned salt, cheese and dry bread crumbs!.
Bake about 25 to 30 minutes, uncovered!.
Place under broiler until top turns brown
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Grilled Salmon


1 lb fresh salmon
6 tablespoons butter
garlic, to taste
salt, to taste
onions, to taste

Fire up your grill!.
Lay salmon on tin foil (enough foil to completely wrap fillet) Melt butter and pour it all over the salmon (alternatively, you can just cut it up but melting it will help it saturate the fish) Apply salt, garlic and onion to taste!.
Seal the salmon in the foil!.
Grill for about 15 minutes (depending on how hot your grill is), rotating after about 7 minutes!.
Enjoy!
Serve with salad, bread, wine, beer, good music, whatever!.
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Salmon Patties

1 can salmon
2 eggs
buttery crackers, crushed (I use Ritz)
parsley flakes
red pepper flakes (to taste)
salt & pepper (to taste)

Drain salmon well, and remove skin& bones!.
Place into medium mixing bowl& mash up with fork!.
Add all other ingredients& mix together (mixture should be stiff enough to form patties, but not too dry)!.
Form into patties& place in a pre-heated skillet, sprayed with a little non-stick spray!.
Cook until golden brown on both sides!.
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If it smells fishy when you go to buy it, take Emeril's advice and go for the lamb!. It also should not taste "fishy"!. I suggest you try a variety of fish dishes prepared in a restaurant by a knowledegable chef - and if you still find it repellent, just don't eat it any more!. Fowl, such as chicken, turkey, goose, and duck is just as healthy an alternative to red meat!.!.!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Buy the wild salmon - not the Atlantic farm raised!. We buy our frozen!. We poach it and then make salmon cakes out of it by mixing oatmeal (you can use crackers - my wife can't eat wheat products), chives, onions, salt, pepper and eggs with it and then quick frying in a pan!. We usually serve it with uncle Ben's long grain and wild rice blend and a veggie of some kind!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

I found some wild salmon at Walmart that has a Chipotle BBQ sauce on it!. Sometimes, right under the skin there is some meat that is greyish/brownish in color!. After cooking it, if I scrape off the skin and the meat that is not pink -- it gets rid of the fishy taste!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

I always thought adding a bit of fresh lemon juice to fish, including salmon, made it less fishy tasting!. In Chinese cooking, people add sliced fresh ginger and chopped scallions/spring onions to fish, and then cook the fish with them, it works!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

If you are trying to eat healthier and want to include fish in your diet,there are several fish that have a very mild taste!.!.!.Talapia!.!.!.flounder!.!.catfish to name a few!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Simple don't eat it or hold your breath while eating it!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

try getting a recipe for bearnaiseWww@FoodAQ@Com

I soak my salmon in a brine of 1 tsp!. salt, 2 cups water and 1 tbsp!. sugar!. Add a couple of slices of lemon!. Seal in a baggie or deep dish!. Do this for 2-4 hours before cooking!.

Remove from brine and then you can:

Broil it for five minutes each side, basting with butter!.

Put on a presoaked cedar plank and place on the BBQ grill for about 10-15 minutes!. Don't turn, but keep covered on medium heat!. Sprinkle with a mixture of butter, lemon, garlic powder, pepper!.

Poach it in water for about 5-7 minutes!. Remove and let cool!. Break it up into pieces (similar to tuna fish)!. Mix in mayo, pepper, grated onion (if desired), squeeze of lemon!. Mix well and refrigerate for a couple of hours!. Makes for a great sandwich on rye bread!. Or use on crackers!.

I get my salmon pre-cut and filleted!. I hate bones in fish!.

Bon Appetit!!!!!!Www@FoodAQ@Com

I would suggest cooking it on a cedar plank on your grill!.(you can buy cedar planks from your local butcher, or local meat & fish section) That will give it a great smoky wood flavor!. Or marinating it in Emeril's orange herb w/ poppyseeds marinade, then broiling it!. Or you could make an appetizer to start the meal out with a smoked salmon dip!.!.!.!.!.!. there are many recipes out there, good luck!!!!Www@FoodAQ@Com





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